New PDF release: Human Rights as a Way of Life: On Bergson's Political

By Alexandre Lefebvre

The paintings of Henri Bergson, the main French thinker of the early 20th century, isn't really frequently explored for its political dimensions. certainly, Bergson is healthier recognized for his writings on time, evolution, and creativity. This ebook concentrates as a substitute on his political philosophy—and specially on his overdue masterpiece, The assets of Morality and Religion—from which Alexandre Lefebvre develops an unique method of human rights.

We are inclined to consider human rights because the pressing foreign undertaking of defending each person in all places from damage. Bergson indicates us that human rights may also function a medium of private transformation and self-care. For Bergson, the most function of human rights is to begin all humans into love. Forging connections among human rights scholarship and philosophy as self-care, Lefebvre makes use of human rights to channel the complete of Bergson's philosophy.

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